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Melanie Edwards
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The reality of raising #multicultural  children is dealing with many hardships in order to keep your kids safe in a world that isn't always welcoming. #parenting  

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The reality of raising multicultural children is dealing with many hardships in order to keep your kids safe in a world that isn't always welcoming.
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With this Puerto Rican güiro craft, learn how to make a water bottle güiro - a kid-friendly version of a traditional Puerto Rican güiro.
With this Puerto Rican güiro craft, learn how to make a water bottle güiro - a kid-friendly version of a traditional Puerto Rican güiro.
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Explore #Spain  with your kids this #HispanicHeritageMonth ! #HHM   
Today, Hispanic Heritage Month officially starts. Personally, I feel like every month is Hispanic Heritage Month - in my house anyway. None the less, there's no other time of the year when I can find quite as much amazing con...
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These video game tips for parents will help you enjoy video gaming as a family and make gaming a family affair! Your kids will love the family fun!

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These video game tips for parents will help you enjoy video games as a family and make gaming a family affair! Your kids will love the family fun!
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It's a great idea to make strong bonding between parents and kids.
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Examples of conversations with my daughter regarding self and body image. How can we provide positive examples and raise confident girls?

#raisinggirls   #selfimage   #bodyimage   #parentingtips   #parenting   #parentinggirls  
Examples of conversations with my daughter regarding self and body image. How can we provide positive examples and raise confident girls?
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Puerto Rican Red Beans Recipe - This easy Puerto Rican red beans recipe (known as habichuelas guisadas) brings Puerto Rican food to your dinner table! Try with white rice and your favorite meat entree for a meal you'll love!

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This easy Puerto Rican red beans recipe (habichuelas guisadas) brings Puerto Rican food to your dinner table! Try with rice for a meal you'll love!
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It's a good time to sharpen your knives in preparation for the upcoming hoiday season! See some tips from +Jenn Fowler!
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Fun and simple kids' activities for celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with kids! These ideas will help children learn more about Latino heritage!
Fun and simple kids' activities for celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with kids! These ideas will help children learn more about Latino heritage!
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Enter to #win  a TI 84 Plus CE calculator valued at $119! #giveaway  
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It's easy to forget to eat while working from home, but it's important to take breaks from work and eat well. These tips will help you remember to eat!


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It's easy to forget to eat while working from home, but it's important to take breaks from work and eat well. These tips will help you remember to eat!
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El mes de Septiembre es el mes del cáncer de niño. Hablemos de por que St. Jude y la investigación que realiza es tan importante.
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Puberty is a special time for tweens. These tips will help you prepare your tween daughter for puberty and navigating all the upcoming changes!
Puberty is a special time for tweens. These tips will help you prepare your tween daughter for puberty and navigating all the upcoming changes!
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Digital Content Creator | Award-Winning Blogger & Social Media Influencer
Introduction

With a degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering, over 10 years’ experience in Information Technology, 3 years’ experience in the e-learning industry, and now 10 years in social media, Melanie is well-versed in technology and fully embraces her role as digital entrepreneur. As the owner and editor of modernmami.com, Melanie performs a variety of roles: digital content creator, blog manager, marketing, SEO, and social media community manager.

Melanie’s insight is often sought by her social media peers and organizations. She has spoken at various conferences, including Type-A Parent, Blogalicious Weekend, BlogHer, and SheStreams, on topics such as blogging balance, marketing to Latinas, and HTML basics, among others. Melanie has been featured on Univision, NBC’s Today Moms, Parenting.com, Fox News Latino, and The Miami Herald, along with local media coverage. Melanie has been a contributor and/or provided content for DisneyBaby.comLet’s Play, Pampers, Scholastic ParentsFox News Latino, and Mamiverse. Currently, Melanie has a brand partnership with Walmart through mid-September, with many more successful brand partnerships in the past.

On a more personal level, Melanie is originally from Puerto Rico and has lived in the Central Florida area since she was a young child. Along with her husband of 13 years, 10-year-old tween daughter, and 5-year old son, Melanie currently resides in the Tampa Bay area. Melanie is raising multicultural children and loves sharing about culture in an effort to help her children learn about their Trinidadian and Puerto Rican heritage.

modernmami™ is an award-winning lifestyle blog reaching moms across the world with an average of 33,000 pageviews a month. Melanie Edwards provides an honest depiction of modern life for today’s wife, mother, and woman from a Latina working mom’s perspective. Typical content found on modernmami™ includes parenting storiesfamily funfood, andLatino culture (particularly Puerto Rican culture). Melanie also shares stories relevant tobusy working moms seeking balance in managing the various roles of their daily life. Founded in 2006, modernmami™ was named a Top 50 Mom Blogger of 2014 by mom.me, included in Babble’s Top 100 Mom Blogs of 2012, and named a Parenting.com must-read blog in 2010. Additionally, in 2012, Melanie was honored to participate in an intimate roundtable discussion with First Lady, Michelle Obama, representing Latina mothers and their concerns.

Want to talk about partnership possibilities? A comprehensive media kit is available upon request! Reach out to Melanie via email (melanie@modernmami.com), the contact information found below, or connect on TwitterFacebook or a variety of other social media platforms – find her as @modernmami!

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Melanie Edwards
13194 US Hwy. 301 S. #240
Riverview, FL 33578

melanie (at) modernmami (dot) com

(407) 8-LATINA or (407) 852-8462

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Met and Participated in Rountable Panel with First Lady Michelle Obama
Education
  • Florida International University
    B.S. Industrial & Systems Engineering, 2002
  • University of Central Florida
    present
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Digital Content Creator | Award-Winning Blogger & Social Media Influencer
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    digital marketer. social media consultant. blogger., 2009 - present
  • modernmami
    Digital Content Creator | Award-Winning Blogger & Social Media Influencer, 2006 - present
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